Android Phone How to Record Video and Download to Computer

Android Phones may differ but here is how to record

Video on a Motorola G6

To begin select the Camera Icon

Then click on the Video Camera Icon

Next Click on Settings to adjust the type of video you

will be recording

Choose Rear Camera

Then select Video Size

The 3 sizes on this camera are as follows

Full High Definition (FHD) is the resolution 1920x1080P.

Some phones have

Ultra High Definition (UHD) is the resolution 3840x2160P.

What this means is that there are more pixels per inch (PPI)

better resolution but the files will be larger and take more

time to upload and download

HD on this phone is 720 x 1280

FHD 60 is 60 frames per second

FHD is 30 frames per second

For summercamp projects using FHD 30 frames per second

is recommended.

If you have an SD card in the phone make sure you

choose to save the videos to the SD Card

Go to Save Settings and choose the SD card as shown here

Note you can zoom in and out of the image by using

your fingers to pinch the screen

Another tip is to turn on the flashlight icon to turn on the

"Torch" or Flashlight to add light to your subject

To record Slow Motion or Timelaspse click on the grid icon

and choose

Slow Motion or Timelaspse

Once all the settings and modes are set.

Make sure you have the "video camera" selected

Record the subject by pressing the RED record button.

To stop recording hit the same button.

Next to

Save a photo or video to your computer

On your COMPUTER NOT YOUR PHONE open “Chrome”

and go to

Select a photo or video by double clicking on it to load it full size

Then click the 3 dots in the upper left corner of the file

choose Download to your computer

The video or photo will be downloaded to your computer in your

downloads folder.

Then you can use for editing or sharing etc.